Holly's CV is, quite frankly, ridiculous. She started teaching at the age of six, in her family's circus, and has been working solidly ever since. If she were to include all of her experience, you'd be sat here for weeks. So here are the edited highlights.
Specially Commissioned Workshops
Created and delivered a programme of workshops and performances for Clowns: the Eggshibition. Read all about it here.
Created a Live Comedy Performance module and delivered it for 2nd year drama degree students for two years running. Responding to demand, she created an additional Advanced Comedy Performance module for 3rd years. Read all about it here.
Co-designed and delivered New Work Works, a street artists development scheme for Bedlam Fair, Bath’s street theatre festival. Read all about it here.
Pontardawe Arts Centre Chrysalis Scheme
Facilitated artists development during this residency for Welsh theatre makers.
Ramshacklicious, Atelier 231
Facilitated ensemble devising workshops for people with schizophrenia, during the creative process of Ramshacklicious' ‘Grime.'
Winchester Hat Fair
Facilitated a 5-day street theatre ensemble improvisation summer school for Winchester University Street Arts degree students.
Created and facilitated a 5-day workshop for European social circus teachers in Clown-o-therapy.
London Speciality School of Psychiatry Conference
Delivered a seminar on the importance of play in psychiatry
Network of International Circus Exchange (NICE) Conference
Delivered a seminar on exploring connection through play
University of the Highlands
Delivered a seminar on exploring group process through play
Nofit State Circus
Provided performance skills / devising workshops leading up to the creation of a Community Christmas Cabaret.
Eden Court Theatre
Designed and delivered a site-specific games theatre workshop.
Holly has held space for theatre artists to playfully explore themes as varied as feminism, depression, grief, eating disorders, political dissent, child psychology, alter egos, sexuality, isolation, co-dependance, corruption and deceit.
Emily Souter Jonson Polyester
China Blue Fish and Deborah Antoinette Queen Cunt
Liz Clarke Cannonballista
Helen Duff Vanity Bites Back, Come With Me, When The Going Gets Duff, How Deep Is Your Duff
Lucy Harrington Wake Up and Deirdrealize
Modest Geniuses Dying To Please You
Freckled Mischief Oz
Bianca Bertalot Cinco Coisas
Tessa Bide The Melody Makers
Eden Court Nobody's Home
Edward Rapley The Self Trilogy - 10 Ways To Die on Stage, The Middle Bit, Who Knows Where
The Invisible Circus Beyond The Cabaret, Carnyville 2 and 4
Mentor / Creative Consultant
Jenny Drew Untitled Graphic Novel
Facilitated Jenny to get her book up on its feet and onto the page.
Adam Blake Birth and Death and Here and Now
5-day fooling workshop and fooling mentoring throughout Adam's devising process.
Broken Dream Co The Act
Delivering a workshop in physical devising and company mentoring.
Likely Story The Giant Who Had No Heart In His Body, RED
Fuse lighter- coming in at the start of the process and getting the company playing together.
Mossy Crow Mossy Crow
Interactive storytelling workshop.
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru Y Storm, Pridd and Fat Club
The Fabularium The Town Band of Bremen
Tim Norwood and Charlotte Blackburn Apocalypse of the Mind
Facilitated the company to create structures to take care of their mental health during their devising process / co-devised a workshop for participants exploring mental health through writing.
The Invisible Circus
Pirates of The Carabina
Performers Without Borders
Circus To Borders
Circus To Palestine
Exeter Business School
Dramatherapy Southwest Conference